Community Sports Calendar (Central) for Aug. 4, 2013
August 1, 2013 3:06PM
Updated: September 5, 2013 6:14AM
Frankfort: Hickory Creek Middle School will hold baseball tryouts from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Monday to Wednesday at the school, 22150 116th Avenue. Two teams (maroon and gold) will be formed with seventh and eighth grade students as players. Attendance is required all three days. Information: Coach Jeff Perich, (815) 469-4474 or email email@example.com; www.fsd157c.org.
Orland Hills: The Orland Hills Wolves will hold tryouts for an 11U full-time travel baseball team for 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Field 5 at Kelly Park, 16553 Haven Ave. Information: Mark Maciulewicz, (708) 699-819; www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=ohwolves.
Frankfort: The Chicago Fire Juniors South staff will host an eight-week instructional camp for beginner players, ages 4 to sixth grade, at Grand Prairie soccer fields` from Aug. 13 to Oct. 5. Two sessions will be offered for ages 4 to kindergarten: session one will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays; session two will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Kids in grades one to six will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Fees: $95 resident, $100 nonresident ($5 off for additional sibling). Information: (815) 469-9400; www.frankfortparks.org.
Mokena: The Mokena Park District will hold a United Soccer Academy recreational league for boys and girls at the U8 to U14 levels this fall beginning Aug. 19. Practices will be held Mondays to Thursdays with most games played Thursdays and Saturdays at local parks. Fees: $150 resident, $155 nonresident (includes T-shirts and awards). Register by Monday. A United Soccer Academy mini-clinic, free for anyone registered for the league, will also be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17 at Fox Ridge Park, 19740 Telluride Ln. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.
Orland Park: Sparks fastpitch softball will hold tryouts for the 2014 season at Centennial Park with the following schedule: 10U from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday; 12U from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday; 14U from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 16U from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday (if needed); 18U from 8 to 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 10 (if needed). Information: Joe Tholl, (708) 567-1801; www.orlandparksparks.com.
Southland: The Tinley Park Rockers will hold tryouts for the 2013-14 season at Ridgegate Field, 17001 94th Avenue, Orland Hills. Levels 10U to 12U will try out from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Saturday and Aug. 11. Levels 13U to 16U will try out from 6 to 8 p.m. on the same dates. Information: Jack Kotas, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frankfort: Ultimate Volleyball Club and the Frankfort Park District will offer a Back to School camp for kids in grades three to eight from Monday to Friday at Founders Community Center. Grades three to five will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. and grades six to eight from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fees: $65 resident, $70 nonresident. Information: (815) 469-9400; www.frankfortparks.org.
Mokena: The Mokena Park District will host four adult indoor coed volleyball leagues in the fall, beginning Sept. 9. The A-League (competitive) will play on Monday nights, the B-League (upper-intermediate) and C-League (lower-intermediate) on Tuesday nights and the D-League (recreational) on Wednesday nights. Matches will be played from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. at the Oaks Recreation and Fitness Center, 10847 W. LaPorte Rd. Team rosters must consist of between six and 12 players. Cash prizes will be awarded to regular season and postseason winners. Fees: $325 resident, $350 nonresident per team. Information: Mokena Park District, (708) 390-2401; www.mokenapark.com.
Orland Park: Attack Volleyball Club will offer two-hour evening skill clinics, focused on passing, setting, serving and attacking, on Tuesday, Thursday and Aug. 13 at the Franklin Loebe Center. Fees: $25 per session. Information: Pam Campbell, (312) 806-7387; www.attackvolleyballclub.net.
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